April 11, 2020
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
$15 Reston/$20 Non-Reston
2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, VA 20191
An Evening with Marilyn Nelson - African American History in Verse
Truth and beauty are intertwined when landmark events of our collective history are explored in exquisite verse. Experience events from the inside out to get a personal look at history. Feel the living past, from the early years of a 350-year old Connecticut church to the murder of Emmett Till, as captured in the prize-winning poetry of Marilyn Nelson. Nelson is a three-time finalist for the National Book Award, winner of the Frost Medal, the Los Angeles Times Book Award and the Golden Rose Award, and a former Poet Laureate of Connecticut.